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Roster Moves: Cruz, Davies and Pinder

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And just when we thought the bullpen door was closed, the door just keeps on revolving. Here's the latest batch of roster moves which includes two re-assignments and one call-up: -- The Yankees have optioned RHP Joel De La Cruz to Triple-A Scranton. -- The Yankees have outrighted RHP Kyle Davis to Triple-A Scranton. -- The Yankees have ...

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Jackie Robinson Day celebrated across Major League Baseball

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On April 15, 1947, 28-year-old Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier by being the first African American to play in the Major Leagues. Before then, Robinson played with the Kansas City Monarchs in the negro leagues and spent the 1946 season in the Brooklyn Dodgers Triple-A affiliate. Robinson opened the door for others and baseball quickly ...

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CC Sabathia continues to make progress

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When you first glance at CC Sabathia's final line from last night, you would think it was 'another poor start for CC Sabathia'. Sure, Sabathia gave up four runs on seven hits and he didn't cover first base on two groundballs, but one of the most important things I took away from his start was ...

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Yankees fall to Orioles 4-3

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CC Sabathia took the mound and gave the Yankees a decent start, but the offense was unable to capitalize, eventually falling to the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The Yankees scored in the top of the sixth inning when Mark Teixeira hit a RBI double. In the eighth, the Yankees tacked on ...

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Rainy Day Notes: Gardner and Rodriguez

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It's a rainy day in the Northeast and according to Weather.com, there's actually a chance the start-time of tonight's game could be delayed. With that said, there's a few notes as the Yankees prepare for the middle game of this three game set. -- Brett Gardner is out of the lineup after getting hit on the ...

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Stephen Drew gets off to a powerful start in 2015

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When Stephen Drew hit a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh inning which propelled the Yankees to a 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles, I tweeted my thoughts on Drew by comparing him to a simple analogy: Stephen Drew is that puppy your kid asks for but at first you say no. Then he does an ...

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Brett Gardner day-to-day with wrist stiffness

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During the first inning of tonight's 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles, Brett Gardner was hit on the right wrist with a pitch, just a few days after being plunked on the left wrist. The last time he was plunked, Gardner was able to play the entire game. But this time, Gardner stayed in the ...

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Drew’s grand slam lifts Yankees to 6-5 win over Orioles

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After Adam Jones hit a two-run home run to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-2 lead, it appeared as if the Yankees were going to lose their fifth game of the season. However, Stephen Drew, who pinch-hit for an ailing Brett Gardner, hit a grand slam, propelling the Yankees to a 6-5 win over the ...

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